children in the spotlight: is struggle more likely than stardom?*

In the late 1980’s and 1990’s, spunky shows and sitcoms aimed at the youth were popping up on television screens across the country as millennials watched adoringly. The commonality between all of these programs is the presence of prepubescent main characters. Some child stars continue to grace the big screen and maintain success in the… Read More children in the spotlight: is struggle more likely than stardom?*

little boy plays with doll, doesn’t spontaneously combust*

Assignment: Pick a political or social issue going on right now that you are passionate about, and write a satirical piece based off of it. Charles and Vanessa Peterson, parents of six-year-old Evan Peterson, had no way of preparing themselves for what occurred on Sunday, November 1. Their son was playing with his newborn sister,… Read More little boy plays with doll, doesn’t spontaneously combust*